We are excited to announce the acquisition of Vision Engineering & Planning, a transportation planning and engineering DBE firm with offices in Columbia, MD and Atlanta, GA.
We are excited to start 2014 off with an experienced and talented staff, including four new team members. Each one brings new skills and assets to our firm, and we want you to learn a little more about them.
Originally from Suwanee, Georgia, Tony Montanaro is a new Infrastructure Designer with us, which means he is involved in developing and preparing roadway plans. In May 2012, Tony graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree. He has since earned an Engineer Intern (E.I.) license, and he is a LEED Green Associate. Prior to joining Sain, Tony gained valuable experience working for HMB Professional Engineers in Montgomery, Alabama. This will be a big year for Tony as he and his fiancée, Alison plan for their marriage in 2014.
Charles Cochran is a Traffic Designer in our transportation department. His responsibilities include traffic signal design, signal system timing, corridor studies, access management projects and traffic impact studies. After graduating in December 2012 from the University of Alabama with a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering, Charles worked with the Mississippi Department of Transportation serving as a Rails Safety Engineer-in-Training. He has also interned with G. Ben Turnipseed Engineers out of Atlanta. Charles grew up in Montgomery, Alabama.
Reece Rodrique is a new Traffic Designer in our Mandeville, Louisiana office. He will be involved in performing traffic impact studies, helpingdevelop traffic control device plans and performing safety studies for roadway safety improvements. Reece was born and raised in New Orleans, attended the University of New Orleans and graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in the summer of 2013. He is also a certified E.I. He gained experience as a student worker for Urban Systems Inc., a traffic engineering and urban planning firm in New Orleans.
We also welcomed Jimmy Davis to our Survey Division as Survey Project Manager. Jimmy will manage a wide variety of projects, including ALTA Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Hydrographic Surveys and Roadway Surveys throughout Alabama and Tennessee. Originally from Abbeville, Alabama and later living in Enterprise, Jimmy previously conducted project management for Enterprise Surveying LLC. He graduated from Troy University in 2011 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics. Currently, he is working toward a Master’s in Business Administration. Jimmy, his wife, Kathryn, and 6-year-old son, Bricen Reed, are in the process of moving to Birmingham.
We are so happy to add these four young professionals to our staff and look forward to more growth in 2014.
Sain Associates, Inc., is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices in Cullman, Alabama, Pulaski, Tennessee and Mandeville, Louisiana. Sain is a site engineering, traffic/transportation engineering and planning and land surveying firm with experience in more than thirty states.